To provide students with a systematic understanding of project management knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice. To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the techniques applicable to apply research to project management situations, both practical and theoretical. To enable students to evaluate project management methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, propose new hypotheses.
This is an ideal postgraduate program for graduates who want to progress within generic project-based industries. It is ideally suited for relatively new graduates with restricted work experience and also highly experienced practitioners.
The program may be followed to enhance existing career opportunities within many industrial sectors; as preparation for transfer from one industrial sector to another; or as preparation for further postgraduate study, i.e. Ph.D. Demand for managers who can demonstrate the skills to effectively manage projects continue to grow both nationally and internationally. Indeed, opportunities for a varied, well-paid, challenging and international career are significant.
- Partnership and Collaborative Working (10 Credits)
- Sustainable Project Management (10 Credits)
- Project, Program and Portfolio Management (20 Credits)
- Project Team Dynamics (20 Credits)
- Project Risk & Value Management (20 Credits)
- Strategic Project Management (20 Credits)
- Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative) (10 Credits)
- Project Economics (10 Credits)
- Masters Empirical Research and Work-Based Dissertation Preparation Module
- Dissertation (Project Management) (60 Credits)
All applicants must be 21 years old and above, and possess at least a second class honors undergraduate degree or an equivalent.
English Language Requirements
All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the English language and obtain at least one of the following:
- Minimum C6 pass in English Language (EL1) at GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent
- A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5
- Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51
- Score above 65% at MDIS Professional Certificate in English (P.C.I.E.) at Advanced Level
- Recognised Equivalent